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hydrophilic

 [hi″dro-fil´ik]
readily absorbing moisture; hygroscopic; having strongly polar groups that readily interact with water.

hy·dro·phil·ic

(hī'drō-fil'ik),
1. Denoting the property of attracting or associating with water molecules, possessed by polar radicals or ions, as opposed to hydrophobic (2).
2. Tending to dissolve in water.
3. Polar.
Synonym(s): hydrophilous

hy·dro·phil·ic

(hī'drō-fil'ik)
Denoting the property of attracting or associating with water molecules, possessed by polar radicals or ions, as opposed to hydrophobic (2).

hydrophilic

having an affinity for water.

hy·dro·phil·ic

(hī'drō-fil'ik)
Denoting the property of attracting or associating with water molecules, possessed by polar radicals or ions, as opposed to hydrophobic (2).
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Sommers, A., D., Gebhart, C., W., and Hermes, C., J., 2018, The role of surface wettability on natural convection frosting: Frost growth data and a new correlation for hydrophilic and hydrophobic surfaces, Int.
It was also observed that by increasing the amount of the surfactant (Rhodasurf CET-2) there was a consistent decrease in the consistency for the Exp hydrophilic VPS (Exp-III, 31.20+-0.78 mm; Exp-IV, 32.00+-0.54; Exp-V, 31.00+-0.62 mm) but these were not significant (Fig 1 and Table 4).
(16) In terms of IOL material characteristics, posterior capsule opacification occurs more frequently with hydrophilic compared to hydrophobic IOLs because a hydrophilic surface provides a foundation for lens epithelial cell proliferation and migration, whereas a hydrophobic surface adheres tightly to the posterior capsule due to its highly bioadhesive nature.
The above graph shows that the vehicle with low mileage (virgin core in this case) retains less water as majority of the hydrophilic coating is present.
Results from the current study suggest that if a hydrophilic catheter choice can be secured, money can be saved for the healthcare system, and complications could be avoided for the patient.
In terms of value, the polymers segment of the global hydrophilic coating market is projected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period.
The reason is that with time, a part of the hydrophilic coating washes off with the moisture that condenses over the evaporator core from the air-stream.
The heparin modification of PMMA IOL changed the surface property from hydrophobic to hydrophilic, which resulted in a reduced inflammatory cell adhesion and, therefore, a better uveal biocompatibility.
The ultimate result presented herein is that the asymmetrical cavity formation can also be produced by simply dropping a half-half sphere that is hydrophobic on the hemisphere side and hydrophilic on the other.
Shin and Ha 2002 measured the amount of water hold-up on hydrophilic heat exchangers with three different fin shapes (plain fin, plain fin with a slant end, and discrete plain fins).
These PU films are typically modified with hydrophilic functional groups or combined with a hydrophilic polymer, such as polyethylene oxide (PEO), so that they can adsorb sweat molecules, which then diffuse through the film and ultimately escape through the micropores in the ePTFE.
They did so by studying hydrophilic, lipophilic, free-soluble and insoluble-bound phenolic extracts, using a lipoxygenase/4-nitroso-N,N-dimethylaniline (LOX/RNO) technique.